Where to stay around The Entrance?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 718 holiday lettings near The Entrance. From 312 apartments to 282 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near The Entrance is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to The Entrance?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in The Entrance. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Henry Kendall Cottage & Historical Museum: 1,702 holiday lettings
  • Hardy's Bay: 1,907 holiday lettings
  • TreeTop Adventure Park Central Coast: 1,344 holiday lettings
  • Central Coast Stadium: 1,709 holiday lettings
  • Killcare Village Shops: 1,911 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around The Entrance listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in The Entrance?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 312 apartments in The Entrance. Our other popular types of The Entrance holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 282 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Entrance?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 197 holiday homes with pool available in The Entrance. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in The Entrance, Australia your home away from home

    The Entrance is a town on the Central Coast of New South Wales with a population of just over 2,600 people. It gets its name from the fact that it is the entrance to the Tuggerah Lakes and has been a popular beachfront holiday destination since 1885.

    Things to Do in The Entrance, NSW

    Like many of the beaches along this coast, the sand and rolling surf are the main attractions for visitors. Surfing, boating, sunbathing, fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving can all be found at The Entrance. Visitors exploring the town from their holiday apartment at The Entrance should head for the Pelican Feeding platform, a popular highlight on the waterfront. The feeding takes place at 3.30pm although you can feed the birds some scraps at any time of day! Another local landmark is the Entrance Cinema, an Edwardian Theatre which is now the local cinema. Visitors who enjoy fishing will find The Entrance is the perfect place to catch whiting, flathead, bream and blackfish. Other activities include scenic flights of the area and kayaking tours can be taken to local caves.

    Places to Visit Around The Entrance, NSW

    The Waterfront is the main place to visit during your stay at The Entrance. The boardwalk follows the Channel from Memorial Park to the Surf Lifesaving Club on the beach. Picnic Point is just off Tuggerah Parade with views of Pelican Island, a breeding ground for migratory wading birds. The War Museum has exhibits dating back to the Crimean War. Further afield the Wyrrbalong National Park has high sandstone cliffs and ample bird and marine life. For a day in the city, Sydney is just an hour's drive away with its superb shopping, parks, Harbour Bridge and iconic Opera House.

    Weather in The Entrance, NSW

    Holiday rentals at The Entrance enjoy a pleasant temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters. December through March are the hottest months, averaging 26°C (79°F) and July is the coldest month with daytime highs around 17°C (63°F). The area has moderate rainfall throughout the year but the wettest months are from December to March. The total annual rainfall can reach 1212mm or 47 inches.

    Travel to The Entrance, NSW

    Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) Airport is the closest airport to holiday rentals in The Entrance area. It is the major hub for Qantas and a secondary hub for Virgin and Jetstar airways. It handles 47 domestic destinations and many more international ones, handling over 35 million passengers a year. Sydney Airport is linked by underground trains with stations under each terminal linked to the main Cityrail network. Visitors can hire a car to reach The Entrance which is 115 km to the north and can be reached via the F3 Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and Wyong Road.

    Activities and attractions in The Entrance

    Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that The Entrance has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Pelican Plaza (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Kooindah Waters Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Wyong Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
    • Breakers Country Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
    • TreeTop Adventure Park Central Coast (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Gosford Golf Course (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in The Entrance

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in The Entrance

    Travellers enjoy The Entrance for its seaside and lakeside setting. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, The Entrance is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Blue Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Swadling Reserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Toonwoon Bay Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
    • Magenta Shores Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Wyrrabalong National Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
    • Soldiers Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)